Andy Traenkner is a veteran of Silicon Valley and former "C" Level Executive, Andy has extensive experience in the areas of management, operations, sales & marketing, and project management, spanning publishing, advertising, printing, consumer electronics, and software. A Change Agent with a history of successfully bringing disruptive technologies to market, Andy has been instrumental in the launch of several successful startups, as well as introducing change to Fortune 500 companies. He has spent the past couple of years consulting and coaching from his base in Tampa, FL. Andy is an ardent supporter of local and nation charities, and has served on the boards of several. He currently acts as Advisor to the Combat Wounded Veterans Challenge, a non-profit dedicated to prosthetics research for SOF veterans injured in the line of duty, and since 2008 has served as Chairman of the Eckerd Challenge Advisory Board, a national non-profit organization dedicated to supporting at-risk and disadvantaged children. He is also a member of Team Polo, a group of Tampa businesspeople who host the annual Charity Polo Classic, benefiting Combat Wounded Veterans Challenge and the Childrens Cancer Center. Andy is also founder and co-host of the upcoming radio show "Adventurist Radio".The show focuses on everyday people who participate in extraordinary adventures. Look for Adventurist Radio on Life Improvement Radio this spring.